do you Floppy or Not?

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by dubstar, Dec 31, 2003.

  1. dubstar

    dubstar format c:

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    do you guys have floppy drives ...3.5" disk drive or even a 5"

    just to see who's where.


    to kick it off... i do not have a floppy, and havent for almost 1 year exactly.:D
     
  2. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    Always have... always will. (3.5) :D

    They ARE good for things ya know. :p




    dubstar... Maybe should turn this into a poll??? :confused:
     
  3. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    I'd like a poll! My vote goes against floppies. If I need a file 1.44 MB or less in another location, I'll email it to myself or burn it to a CD that I never close.
     
  4. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    I got a floppy (3.5) and I suppose I will for a while into the future.
     
  5. Infinite0

    Infinite0 Universal Translator

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    still got a floppy drive.

    /me hugs CPU
     
  6. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    Haven't had one since November 2001. Approx one month after XP came out. That's how I remember the date.

    Heeter
     
  7. coathanger007

    coathanger007 Tomorrow Tweaking Today

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    Still useful for various bootdisks.
     
  8. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Have the drive, but don't use it. I've got a flash drive and it does all I need.
     
  9. coathanger007

    coathanger007 Tomorrow Tweaking Today

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    Can't boot off a flash drive though. I have floppies for startup disks for Partition Magic, Norton Ghost, WIndows 9x, Seagate Discwizard, Western Digital Lifeguard tools, Maxtor Maxblast, AVG and Norton Antivirus, Madbootdisk, Memory diagnostics etc...
     
  10. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I've read that you can boot from a flash drive under certain circumstances, but that doesn't matter to me anyhow since I always boot to CD.
     
  11. Petros

    Petros Thief IV

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    Ditto! 702 MB of shiny goodness...
     
  12. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

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    my FDD is in the spares box, comes out for the odd bios flash.
     
  13. freightgod

    freightgod Confused and Bewildered

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    I have a floppy and for one purpose only: installing SATA drivers during XP installs. I don't think there's any other way.
     
  14. Henyman

    Henyman Secret Goat Fetish Political User

    i still have a floppy drive, but i never use it, i always burn onto cd/email/usb key it :cool:
     
  15. Havent got one, no. But there are 2 working on other computers on my network.
     
  16. PseudoKiller

    PseudoKiller Zug Zug

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    My laptop dosent have a floppy but I do have a SD Media reader in it and it can boot off of it plus I can boot off the usb also.
     
  17. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    Still have mine, havn't used it for ages though, either use CD or flash pen drive (which you can make bootable)
     
  18. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    I have a 3.5" (still use it sometimes) but my dad has both 3.5" and a 5.25" (which isn't used much ;)).
     
  19. lechtard

    lechtard Guest

    I have one. I use it for dianosis and such, as well as fdisking the drives. As far as they go though you don't really need them anymore. Alot of things are on boot cd's. If you just use it for the small things I guess it would still be good though.

    Also does anyone still have a drive B - Tape Drive ?? :)
     
  20. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I got a 3.5 floppy :D